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Thom Hartmann exposes the secret dirty war to stop solar power on his Screwed News last week. Brendan Fisher, general counsel for Center for Media and Democracy, joins Hartmann to discuss the war waged by ALEC, the Koch brothers and Walmart's Walton family trying to prevent Americans from going solar.
Watch here as Hartmann and Fisher answer why this war is being waged and can anything be done to stop them:
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